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What would give you eczema on the spine also sacral area? And can eczema spread?

What would give you eczema on the spine also sacral area? And can eczema spread?

Cortisone: Consider a otc topical cortisone. If that doesn't help see your pcp for a possible prescription with stronger strength to treat the ezcema. ...Read more

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Can eczema spread from your arm to your face is you scratch your arm then touch your face?

Can eczema spread from your arm to your face is you scratch your arm then touch your face?

No.: It doesn't spread that way. You can, however, easily have it in both places. ...Read more

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If you have eczema can it spread to your butt & vaginal area? I've just been diagnosed with it & trying to understand more abour it.

If you have eczema can it spread to your butt & vaginal area? I've just been diagnosed with it & trying to understand more abour it.

Eczema: Eczema skin distribution is different in adult and children. In children, eczematous lesions usually locate around the join, wrist, ankle and trunk area where as in adult it is often at the hand and feet. However, it can be found anywhere in the body but not in the mucous membrane area like inside the vagina. If the mucus membrane is involved, a different diagnosis is needed to be identified. ...Read more

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What make eczema spread?

What make eczema spread?

Poor Skin Hygiene: Eczema worsens due to poor skin hygiene and exposure to triggers. Treat by applying fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream 1-2 times/day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. See an Allergist or Dermatologist to determine what triggers could be making symptoms worse (dry winter months, allergy exposure, etc). ...Read more

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How does eczema spread and does it always?

How does eczema spread and does it always?

It does not spread: Eczema is genetic and highly variable. It is not an infection, it is not contagious. It is not an allergy. We know a great deal about how to control it. Vigorous, prolonged scratching may result in wider involvement (koebner phenomenon). Usually it is itchy and dry. See a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

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Does eczema spread from one part of the body to another?

Does eczema spread from one part of the body to another?

Yes and no: The rash of eczema does not cause more rash, but the underlying attack of the immune system to one's skin, that is the heart of eczema, can attack any part of the skin and so it crops up all over, anywhere, appearing to spread. ...Read more

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Does eczema usually spread and grow larger or does it stay localized?

Does eczema usually spread and grow larger or does it stay localized?

Eczema can do both: Eczema can stay localized or spread, depending on the kind of eczema and how well or poorly it is managed. There are sites of predilection for eczema that vary according to age (infants - cheeks, arms, legs), pediatric (behind knees and in front of elbows), adults (trunks, arms, legs, hands). See a dermatologist if your eczema is difficult to manage. ...Read more

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Does eczema spread when you scratch and touch other parts of the body?

No: Eczema is not an infectious disease and can not be spread. It just can appear on other parts of your body at different times. ...Read more

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How does eczema spread and is it contagious?

No not contagious: Eczema is broably described to a range of skin conditions .These can cause dryness in skin and rashes and associated with itching the cause is combination and envoirenmental factors no it is not contagious. ...Read more